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Men’s recruit: North Babylon senior defenseman/LSM Shires commits to Limestone

Friday, 25th November 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, High school, Recruiting  

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 11/25/11

North Babylon senior defenseman/LSM Michael Shires has committed to play Division II lacrosse at Limestone College.

Michael Shires log:

Michael Shires

High School: North Babylon

Graduation Year: 2012

Position: Defense/LSM

College Choice: Limestone

Club Affiliation: Long Island Stampede

Major lacrosse honors: L.I. Suffolk Showcase

Academic honors: High Honor Roll, Honor Roll, National Honor Society

What will you major in/study? Chemistry or Pre-Law

Why did you choose Limestone? “I chose Limestone because it offered me the best opportunity to play high level lacrosse and a good education. The staff have been very welcoming ever since we first started talking, and have showed the most interest in me as a player. I feel I will be able to become a better lacrosse player and be able to win a National Title, as well as achieve my academic goals. Limestone has everything I am looking for in a college, while providing a great academic atmosphere.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “I think we need to stay focused, work hard and not be rattled by the hardest schedule in school history and look to upset one of the higher ranked teams in our league to make it to playoffs.”

Additional comments: “I would like to thank Fabrizio Glick for teaching me about lacrosse and always believing in me, also Mike Kennedy for training me through the years and teaching me to always work hard. I would also like to thank my family especially my Mom and Dad for dealing with me with traveling all over the eastern seaboard to let me play lacrosse.”



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